The Tree That Bear Climbed

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The Tree That Bear Climbed

By Marianne Collins Berkes; Kathleen Rietz (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781607185284, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 2012

The Tree That Bear Climbed is a creative twist on the classic, The House that Jack Built. Young listeners and early readers will love the rhythmic repetition as they learn about the many parts of a tree. Beginning with the roots that anchor the tree, this cumulative verse story climbs to a surprise ending. Why is bear so eager to climb the tree and what happens when he gets to the top?

About the Author
Award-winning authorMarianne Berkes(Daisylocks) is a retired teacher and librarian who turned her love of nature and teaching into writing informational picture books. In addition toAnybody Home?, The Tree That Bear Climbedand the award-winningAnimalogyfor Arbordale, some of Marianne s other recent and award-winning titles include: Going Home, The Mystery of Animal Migration; Over in the Ocean, in a Coral Reef; Over in the Jungle, a Rainforest Rhyme; Going Around the Sun, Some Planetary Fun, andWhat's in the Garden?. Visit her website"